Virginia Waterways Cleanup Events -- 2023!
We are proud to be part of the Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup.
As you do cleanups in 2023, please be sure to COLLECT DATA about the quantity & types of litter you find!
Read about how to lead a litter cleanup in Virginia HERE.
The Ocean Starts at Your Front Door
Register Your 2023 Cleanups with Clean Virginia Waterways using this Google Form. If you can't use Google, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or leave a message by calling 434-395-2602.
Questions or updates to the list of ICC events?
As ever, thank you for supporting the International Coastal Cleanup in Virginia! Since Clean Virginia Waterways was founded in 1995, this annual volunteer event has kept MORE THAN 5 MILLION pounds of litter and plastic pollution out of our ocean because of your dedication.
2023 Cleanup events for fall 2023 will be listed here starting in July 2023.
Remember, YEAR-ROUND you can record data from your cleanups
using "Clean Swell" on your smart phone...from the Ocean Conservancy
|About the Virginia Waterways Cleanup|
THANK YOU to our partners and sponsors!
Our partners include corporations, foundations, and individual donors that make it possible for thousands of Virginians to participate in caring for our rivers and beaches. Thank you!
Please purchase a "Friends of the Chesapeake license plate! You will be supporting MANY worthy projects that are working for a cleaner and healthier Chesapeake Bay and Virginia's rivers too! Learn more: Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund
Glad Trash Bags
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (State Parks and Adopt-A-Stream program)
Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program, Department of Environmental Quality
You too can support this annual statewide cleanup event! Please consider a donation to support our work! Learn more.
Our volunteers remove litter and debris by walking along shorelines..and by boat. Please join us for a rewarding day that will make you feel good about taking care of our planet!